• Steam Engine

    Steam Engine
    James Watt:
    A steam engine is ableto harness the energy of steam to move machinary. The engine provided quicker transportation of raw materials that could be use to produce finished goods.
  • Factory Systems

    Factory Systems
    Sammuel Slater:
    All steps of manufacturing occurred in one location. Built near water & mostly in New England. Increased growth of cities; Job opportunities & clothing industry increased.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whiney:
    It was a machine designed to remove cotton from its seeds. It made the cotton industry explode.
  • Interchangeable Parts

    Interchangeable Parts
    ELi Whitney:
    To make products that can be used to replace broken parts on an object. It made production a lot cheaper and quicker than before.
  • Natioal Roads

    Natioal Roads
    Alber Gallatin:
    Roads biult from Maryland to Virginia. It allowed people to move about the country easier and aided with settlement of new areas.
  • Steamboats

    Robert Fulton:
    It was a boat that used a steam engine to move to boat. The boat got stuff to place near water faster and it could move lots of at one time.
  • Erie Cannals

    Erie Cannals
    Dewitt Clinton:
    It was a water way that linked NY city with Buffalo. it opened unsettled regions of ohio, Indiana, and Illinos to westward expansion.
  • Lowell Mills

    Lowell Mills
    Francis Cabot Lowell:
    Girls came to work 12 hour shifts and live in boarding homes. The mills increased job opportinities for young unmarried women and it gave the chance of education for some people.
  • Steel Plow

    Steel Plow
    John Deere:
    It was used to turn heavy gummy praire sod easily. This made farming a lot easier and a lot less demanding.
  • Telegraph

    Sammuel F Morise:
    A communication system that transmitted electricalsignals over wires from location to location that translated into a message. It allowed people to communicate over long distances over a short period of time.
  • Sewing machine

    Sewing machine
    Elias Howe:
    It allowed clothes to be sewed together faster than hand. Manufacturing of clothes speed up.
  • Transcontinental Railroad

    Transcontinental Railroad
    Central Pacific Railroad and Union Pacific Railroad:
    It was a railroad that connected the alantic and pacific coast. it improved transportation as goods and people would be connected as they moved west.